Breaking The Mold

Breaking the Mold

If you’re a property manager of a multi-family housing complex, one of the environmental issues you need to be concerned about is mold. There is always a little mold everywhere – in the air and on many surfaces, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some molds are harmless. Others can cause structural …

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Get the Lead Out

Get The Lead Out

A property manager hires a contractor to renovate a unit in a multi family housing complex. The contractor begins with demolition of some of the existing infrastructure in the unit–among the materials disturbed are lead pipes and surfaces with lead-based paint. Dust from grinding, sanding, and cutting fills the air. Someone alerts the health department …

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The Hazards of Hazardous Material Surveys

When properties change hands, or when a commercial property requires renovation, environmental due diligence reports are used to confirm the property’s condition. Among the possible investigations is a Hazardous Materials Survey.   At issue is whether there are any hazardous materials on the property from past or current uses, or from past or current construction …

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